If you're looking to inject some romance into your life, tonight's the night. This evening Mars will approach Earth closer than it has for the past two years, and we'll also experience a full lunar eclipse. In earlier times, Mars was associated with male power (the whole "god of war with his big spear" thing), while the moon and its cycles were considered a symbol of female power and mystery. The Saint Louis Science Center doesn't go into that sort of nonscientific, mytho-poetic jazz, but it recognizes the glory of a beautiful night sky. So tonight's date night at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium (Clayton and Faulkner... More >>>